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Rock-Era Teen Idol Bobby Rydell, ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Star, Dies @ 79

Bobby Rydell, one of the quintessential teen idols of the early rock era, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022. He was 79. Rydell, who survived a double-organ (liver and kidney) transplant in 2012, succumbed after a bout with pneumonia just shy of his 80th birthday. His great, radio announcer Jerry Blavat, confirmed Rydell's death, writing on…
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‘Better Than Cats’: Where That Came From

If you sarcastically go around saying of new, terrible Broadway shows, "I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats," there are (probably) a couple of reasons for that. Lee Wilkof, Ellen Greene & Hy Anzell in the original Little Shop of Horrors (Image via handout) But one reason you say it is not because…
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Sally Kellerman of ‘M*A*S*H’ Fame Dies @ 84

Sally Kellerman, Oscar-nominated as Hot Lips Houlihan in M*A*S*H (1970), died Thursday at 84. Loretta Swit shared her condolences regarding Kellerman's death. (Image via Instagram) ExtraTV reported she had battled dementia and died in a care facility. Born on June 2, 1937, in Long Beach, California, Kellerman moved with her family as a girl and…
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‘Full House’ Star Bob Saget Dies @ 65

Bob Saget, a household name since starring on Full House and hosting America's Funniest Home Videos, died suddenly Sunday, January 9, in his Orlando Ritz-Carlton hotel room. He was 65. Saget appeared on The View in 2020. (Image via ABC) No cause is known at this time, and TMZ has reported no cause is yet…
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Welcome Aboard: Every ‘Love Boat’ Guest Star … EVER

I posted an incredible video a month or so ago when it first went up — of over 900 stars who (1) appeared on The Love Boat, and who (2) were promoted in the opening credits with either a goofy photo in a porthole graphic OR (Season 1 only) with just their names. April showers…
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‘Last Picture Show’ Director Peter Bogdanovich Dies @ 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the director who scored three classics in a row with the '70s hits The Last Picture Show, What's Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, died shortly after midnight on Thursday, January 6, of natural causes. He was 82. The director in 2013 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) His daughter Antonia confirmed his passing, saying he…
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296 Legends Age 80+ Who Are Still With Us!

With so many losses of beloved icons in 2021 — it started with Cicely Tyson and ended with Betty White — we can sometimes forget just how many other legends we do have left. Please, 2022, show some mercy! (Image via CBS) Betty was revered, and was arguably the most well-liked, intergenerational, awarded, admired and…
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Thank You for Being a Friend, Betty White: Icon Dies @ 99

It's been a terrible year for so many reasons, and now we have another sad milestone — TV icon Betty White has died at 99, just weeks shy of her 100th birthday. A Rose by any other name (Image via NBC) TMZ reported the heartbreaking news that White died at her home in Brentwood. Variety reportsWhite is believed…
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Bridget Hanley of ‘Here Come the Brides’ Dies @ 80

Lovely actress Bridget Hanley, best known for her performance as Candy Pruitt on Here Come the Brides (1968-1970) opposite Bobby Sherman (b. 1943), died last week at 80. Hanley with co-stars Robert Brown (still with us at 95), Joan Blondell (1906-1979), David Soul (still with us at 78) and Bobby Sherman (still with us at…
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